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MIT, Elementary Education

The Master in Teaching (MIT) in Elementary Education is a rigorous, cohorted program leading to initial grades K-8 teaching certification from the Idaho State Department of Education. This program is hybrid, in that some courses are online, while others are face-to-face. The program begins each January and includes four semesters: Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring.

Note: This master’s program has replaced the Graduate Certificate in Teaching, Elementary Pathway.

In addition to the required core coursework, MIT in Elementary Education students must complete an approved endorsement of at least 20-semester credits hours  (see Program Requirements below). The endorsement is not only a state requirement, but also supports teachers in becoming an expert in a content area and may allow teachers to teach that content at the junior high/middle school level. Note that some content areas require specific courses within those totals; a degree in a subject may not necessarily include the specific content and courses required for certification. Interested students must complete a transcript audit with the Program Coordinator to determine whether or not prerequisites have been met.

Department Name: Curriculum, Instruction, and Foundational Studies (ED-CIFS)

Official Degree Name: Master in Teaching in Elementary Education

Degree Type: Master in Teaching

Type of Idaho Teaching Certification: Standard Instructional Certificate with endorsements in All Subjects (K-8) and chosen endorsement area (see Program Requirements below)

What can I do with this degree?

Successful completion of this program enables you to earn initial certification in All Subjects (K-8) and an additional middle-level (5-9 or 6-12) endorsement area with the Idaho State Department of Education. The majority of our graduates find themselves employed in a full-time classroom position right after graduation, working at an elementary school or junior high/middle school.

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